By David Bedein
Why Israelis Are Right To Oppose the Palestinian ‘Right of Return’
Dear Editor, There is a fundamental misunderstanding in one of the Forward’s articles, dated October 17 and titled, “If Israel Lets In Palestinian Refugees, Will It Lose Its Jewish Character?” The five million descendants of Arab refugees from the 1948 war who continue to live in 59 refugee facilities administered by UNRWA in Israel, Lebanon,…
Bar Mitzvah Boy Recalls Covering John F. Kennedy’s Funeral — 50 Years Later
When you undergo a traumatic experience, especially at a young age, you remember details of that experience for the rest of your life. And so it was for so many on the day of the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy: Friday, November 22, 1963. I was an eighth-grader at Akiba Hebrew Academy, in Merion,…
Keep Marwan Barghouti Behind Bars
On this page last week, Yossi Beilin posited that convicted murderer Marwan Barghouti is the one Palestinian leader ready and able to fight Hamas (“Free Marwan Barghouti To Counter Power of Hamas,” December 2). Barghouti, however, would seem an unlikely candidate to take on that militant Islamist group. On January 22, 1995, after Hamas massacred…
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